Lautenberg and Vitter did their best on a tight time frame to come up with a bipartisan bill. As human beings, it only makes sense they didnít get everything right. Itís up to the rest of us to help finish the work and get this done and, more importantly, get it done right.
Andy Igrejas is the director of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, a nonpartisan coalition of 450 health and environmental organizations, unions and businesses.
Following the speeches from elected officials, the crowd stands at long tables as they dig into BBQ, brunswick stew, cadillac rice at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.